Daimler AG reports FY13 profit EUR8.7B vs. EUR6.8B a year ago Daimler AG reports FY13 revenue EUR118.0B vs.EUR114.3B a year ago. Reports FY13 EBIT from ongoing business of EUR7.9B vs. EUR8.2B a year ago. Reports unit sales rose to 2.35M vehicles from 2.2M in 2012. The company said, "2013 was a year that we didn't begin particularly well, but which we ended very successfully. Our efforts paid off. Daimler is in very good condition. Our prospects for the future also make us confident that we will achieve our ambitious goals in all our divisions."
Mercedes-Benz receives autonomous vehicle license from California On 16 September 2014 the US federal state of California introduced a legal requirement for an official license for testing vehicles in autonomous driving mode on public roads. On "Senate Bill No. 1298" taking effect, Daimler's Mercedes-Benz received a corresponding license permitting it to test vehicles in autonomous driving mode in daily traffic on California's roads. Reference Link